catty_9 - Lead - 17/Sep/14 with Peter Crowther
Hidden - Lead dnf - 14/Sep/14
Warm up route with Bernard.
Andy Manthorpe - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/14
hairy51 - AltLd β - 10/Sep/14 with Ben Axford
DavidWilby - 2nd - 07/Sep/14 with Tom Eldridge, Nathan
nathanxmas - 2nd - 07/Sep/14 with Tom Eldridge, Dave
P2 and P3
BStar - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/14 with Dan Carron
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Sep/14
clams - Lead - Sep/14 with Catherine+Lucy
rhys.nadin - 2nd O/S - Aug/14 with Richard Nadin
Steve Bartle - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Rob Morgan
Led second pitch (proper).
Rob Morgan - AltLd - 26/Jul/14
First HS lead. Went a bit off route on the second pitch (a bit onto Dexter) - but regained it for the wide crack.
Rob Morgan - Lead - 24/Jul/14
jon bradley - AltLd rpt - 11/Jul/14 with Huw Howells
Alex Winter - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/14
Hidden - AltLd rpt - 02/Jul/14
AndyRogers - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/14 with ianlaw
Did the first pitch then had a moment attempting to gain the slab after the 'football'. Had a chat and abseiled off the tree.
nathanxmas - Lead dnf - 22/Jun/14 with Izzy, Dave
DavidWilby - 2nd dnf - 22/Jun/14 with Izzy, Nathan
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Jun/14
Hidden - Lead β - 15/Jun/14
sheelba - AltLd - 12/Jun/14
Tom F Harding - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/14 with Sam Collins
Led first pitch, Sam led second
hp.hunt - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/14 with Sam Hooper
Led middle pitch/move
thom_jenkinson - AltLd rpt - 03/Jun/14 with George Rowland
Pitch 1 and 3 . Difficult parts have good gear.
George.Rowland - AltLd - 03/Jun/14 with Thom jenkinson
P1 and P2, then abbed off before dark
Dave Ing - Lead rpt - 20/May/14 with Joe Kelly
Rebs - AltLd O/S - 14/May/14 with Thom Jenkinson
Led P2 with the famous 'football sized hold' - fantastic move but a very short pitch
thom_jenkinson - AltLd O/S - 14/May/14 with Rebs
danbirkby - AltLd - 09/May/14 with Gordon
Hidden - Lead - 04/May/14
Scuzlebut - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with Gregor
Echna - 2nd O/S - 03/May/14 with Rich
philmcf - Lead O/S - May/14
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/14
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/14
bigbobbyking - AltLd O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Gary Connor
Thought this was 1 star max, ok I guess. Lead 1st pitch, Dan lead the second two in one.
andrea83 - AltLd O/S - 15/Mar/14 with Dan from Bristol, Hamish
Hamish777 - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/14 with Dan Stickland, Andrea
Hidden - AltLd rpt - 05/Mar/14
Psych - Lead O/S - Mar/14
sweet first pitch. Very grippy now actually. led 2nd/3rd pitch in one, and interesting traverse to the tree.
jammy4536 - AltLd O/S - 24/Feb/14 with Richy Elliot, Tom Svejstrup
Lead P1 - fun climb - need to be more confident in my placements
RichyBOYY - AltLd - 24/Feb/14 with Jamie
James Jackson - 2014
bencaley - Lead O/S - 30/Nov/13 with Pippa Churcher
Pippa Churcher - 2nd - 30/Nov/13
laurashaw - Lead β - 19/Nov/13 with Pippa Churcher, laurence falconer
Pippa Churcher - 2nd - 19/Nov/13
avictimoftheDrpsycho - Solo O/S - 10/Oct/13
Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13
Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13
I felt P1 was harder. Pretty poorly protected. VS? Loz's first proper trad multi-pitch in 5 years!
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/13 with Loz K
Neil Gay - AltLd rpt - 01/Sep/13 with Ben Bird
ali macphee - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/13
Led P2 and P3 as one.
BenBird - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Neil Gay
Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/13
George Frisby - Lead β - 14/Aug/13 with Chris
steve_gibbs - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/13
zcsharp - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Steve Gibbs
We ran out of rope so had to start moving together.
aelaeks - 2nd - 28/Jul/13
James C link P1 and P2 together. I led pitch 3.
mikedevcole - AltLd - 18/Jul/13
(P1) a bit of polish nudges up the psychological grade slightly
katherinesydney - AltLd rpt - 05/Jul/13 with mike bath
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/13
tp45597 - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/13 with niels
jacksonm1 - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/13
mega muggy today but still enjoyable climbing
Stanners - AltLd rpt - 20/Jun/13 with Alex Rhodes
Led 2nd pitch
Alex_RhodesUK - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/13 with Rob Stanfield
will7 - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/13 with theo, techno gek
stujamac - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Mitchell Kane, Stephen Downward
Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13
R_W_M - AltLd - 01/Jun/13 with Steve C
anthonylewis - 2nd O/S - 27/May/13 with pete ross
Led second pitch as one long pitch (up to lunchtime ledge). Very good quality climbing.
BeccaSnowden - AltLd O/S - 27/May/13 with Ben
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/May/13
Cheese Monkey - Lead O/S - 21/May/13 with Vienna
BALD EAGLE - AltLd - 17/May/13 with James Pomeroy
Led p1, p3. Climbed wall to right of runnel on p3.
Poco Loco - AltLd rpt - 17/May/13 with Bald Eagle
Seconded 1st pitch. Completed remainder via second pitch of Dexter.
seanprendiville - 2nd - 12/May/13 with Tessa
Abbed off lunchtime ledge
laurence_falconer - 30/Apr/13 with Laura Shaw
laurashaw - 30/Apr/13 with laurence falconer
I really like this climb, awesome features (for avon). Worth running first two pitches together
Kemics - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/13 with Mel
tc7118 - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/13
Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/13
Hidden - AltLd - 20/Apr/13
gingernick - AltLd - 03/Mar/13 with Daryl
laurence_falconer - Lead - 27/Feb/13 with Ben Cailey
bencaley - 2nd O/S - 27/Feb/13 with Lawrence Falconer
Lovely move on the second pitch gets this route the ** it deserves.
Eagertom - 2nd O/S - 22/Feb/13 with Laurence Falconer
Great climb with some excelent moves. Limited but very good protection. Was my first HS lead
laurence_falconer - Lead - 22/Feb/13 with Tom Eldridge
The horror! Pitch one was a pleasure, even the "frightening move up onto polished footholds". Pitch two was damp - half the holds above the porthole were sopping (i.e all of them bigger than a matchstick) and this move felt 5a! Pitch 3 was abysmal a muddy, wet slipfest. I'd done it as the top out from Clarion before and remembered a 4a (if that) bimble. This time round I backed off, leaving gear in the (sopping) crack below the chimney, later retrieved by abseil. Ugh.
Bobling - Lead - 16/Feb/13 with James
riff156 - Lead rpt - 02/Feb/13 with Hannah Carter, Jo Smith
Pleb - AltLd O/S - 13/Jan/13 with 2PointO
Me: P1 & P3
Stuart William - AltLd O/S - 13/Jan/13 with Pleb
steve_gibbs - Lead O/S - 2013
jcw - 2013
Patrickmartin99 - Lead O/S - Dec/12 with James
Luke Davies - Lead - 29/Sep/12
Light drizzle should have put us off at the start but we cracked on in true british grit, finishing soaked but happy. Very slippy
panda70 - Lead - 25/Sep/12 with Tom Court
Abandoned at second belay (rain)
Mayaculpa - 2nd dnf - 17/Sep/12 with John Volanthen
Lead all 3 pitches
RamblingRyan - Lead - 15/Sep/12 with Emily, Col
Hidden - 2nd - 11/Sep/12
Slick - Lead - 11/Sep/12 with Becky Bagnall, Isabel Evans
Hidden - 2nd - 11/Sep/12
Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/12
Not the best effort I have ever made, went off course on pitch 2 a bit
PaulWatson - Lead β - 28/Aug/12 with Eilidh
steve-grigg - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/12
katherinesydney - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/12 with mike kann
Sinister first pitch, Dexter Second.
pffft - Lead rpt - 09/Aug/12 with Jojo Mills
The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Laura
Mark Salter - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/12 with Chris Shorrock
did a different 2nd pitch (or actually rather a different 3rd pitch) on the slab left of sinister, good VS 4c with reasonable protection in a good crack half way up
pheotleyr - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/12 with Jana
jameslam - AltLd O/S - Jul/12 with Patrick
riff156 - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/12 with Ali Cann
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/12
Polished and horrible. Tried to do it in one pitch but got into a lot of trouble with rope getting tangled in bushes so best to do it in two.
squicky - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/12 with George
Hidden - AltLd - 19/Jun/12
efrance24234 - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12
HarryB - AltLd rpt - 01/Jun/12 with Jonny
p1 me, p2/3 Simon.
localboy - AltLd rpt - 29/May/12 with Simon C
DOVEY - 27/May/12 with Jake.P+ Billie
Hidden - Lead rpt - 26/May/12
Kyle87 - Lead O/S - 16/May/12
tobydunford - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Sarah Wysling
Only led the short second pitch
Nick Russell - AltLd rpt - 06/May/12 with Katherine
Katherine Ross - AltLd rpt - 06/May/12 with Nick Russell
Dean177 - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/12 with Brett McElwaine
Monk - AltLd rpt - 08/Apr/12 with Luke Vincent
Some nice climbing.
pffft - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Monkey
flyinfrenchy - AltLd O/S - 30/Mar/12 with ben.richards
ben.richards - AltLd O/S - 30/Mar/12 with Alex French
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Mar/12
due to "navigational errors" i traversed and did the crux of Clarion (left then up instead of up then left) as the second pitch, makes for an interesting variant.
mikeydee135 - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/12 with Patrick C, Ruth Naughton-Doe
Best weekend of the year weather wise (first day after the clocks went forward. Horrendous sandbag for Jim's first ever climb, but he made it! Really great route, interesting features and plenty of protection.
Kemics - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/12
pheotleyr - AltLd O/S - 10/Mar/12 with dave
Fun little number and easy to protect. Alot nicer than Dexter.
Ragingpossum - Lead rpt - 10/Mar/12 with harry kingston
P1 & P2
Dave Ing - AltLd O/S - 10/Mar/12 with Peter
With a traverse to the start of pink wall direct
Ed Babs - AltLd O/S - 06/Mar/12 with Marti
Marti999 - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/12 with Ed Babington
martin clarke - AltLd - 19/Feb/12 with john frost
Frostie - AltLd - 19/Feb/12 with Martin Clarke
kyle - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/12
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/12
matsav - 2nd O/S - 08/Feb/12
I led pitches 1 & 3
LouiseP - AltLd O/S - 01/Feb/12 with Rob
led the little traverse that is pitch 2 in order to minimise rope faff
R_W_M - 2nd rpt - 01/Feb/12 with LouiseP
kelliroberts3 - AltLd O/S - 22/Jan/12 with Peter Rigby
David Qualtrough - 2012
stafford101 - Lead rpt - 07/Dec/11 with George Frisby, Will Bourne
Easy climb, with finish in the dark. Polished footholds makes the crux of the first pitch interesting.
Ragingpossum - 2nd - 07/Dec/11
Hidden - 2nd dog - 15/Nov/11
Hidden - Lead - 15/Nov/11
djking1983 - 2nd - 14/Nov/11 with Steve Knaggs
Nice, balancy climbing. Not as polished as I was expecting from the guidebook.
Katherine Ross - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/11 with Becky Hampshire
Becky H - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/11 with Katherine Ross
BethM - AltLd - 29/Aug/11
bigdrew - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Beth
BALD EAGLE - Lead - 20/Aug/11 with Rob Horler
Hidden - Lead dnf - 17/Aug/11
did p.1 of this and then continued on dexter as had already done the top section of sinister whilst doing clarion. lovely mashup of the 2 routes and worked really well
Jenny Seaborne - 2nd β - 16/Aug/11
P1 of Sinister, P2 of Dexter.
hms - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/11 with Jenny
bonelessivar - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/11 with Aeddon
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Aug/11
groliver26 - 2nd - 01/Aug/11 with Jon Ridley
Absolutely hated this with a passion - I wonder if I messed up the line big time? Boring, vegetated, polished, gentle gradient, rubbish top-out, and generally irritating. Uninspiring crux.
jon_ridley - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/11 with Gavin Oliver
Lead 1st pitch, also lead P2+3 together, lovely route!
Kate Edhouse - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/11 with Kyle Worgan
Seconded until lead final pitch.
Off to the right after lunchtime ledge.
luckyluke - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/11 with Dean Merchant
andy dunn - AltLd rpt - 14/Jul/11 with Alan
joeurwin - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/11 with Neil Gay
Neil Gay - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/11 with joeurwin
jack did P.1 & 2, I did p.3. really nice evening especially as the sun came out
JamesRich - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/11 with Jack Bradbrook
Led the first two pitches, good climbing and good gear. You just need to trust your feet on some bits.
Quarryboy - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/11 with James Rich
Pete Rigby - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/11
p1 only; ran out of time
Jon Didymus - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/11 with Josh
Gregthebadger - AltLd - 06/Jun/11
Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/11
Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/11
Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jun/11
It's getting a little slippery in places.
BB1 - AltLd - 02/Jun/11 with P Ross
Roped solo, done as one long pitch by tying two ropes together.
Dave Ing - Lead O/S - 15/May/11
started raining halfway through the second pitch so backed off, fine climbing til then though
Joby - Lead dnf - 14/May/11 with Alice Fuller
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Apr/11
great climb, definitely worth its 2 stars! Particularly enjoyed figuring out the tiny second pitch.
Stanners - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Martin Stanfield
Really nice climb, and way better views than I was expecting nearer the top. Crucial move on the second pich quite hard to find.
Stanley - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Robster666
BB1 - 2nd - 14/Apr/11 with P Ross
Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Apr/11
Quirina - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Neil Larsen
Ali P1+3 me P2
HarryB - AltLd O/S - 23/Mar/11
3rd time round seemed a lot harder. Deciding how to use the pocket on 2nd pitch took a good 5 mins. Left some gear in, my lead not impressed but retrieved later.
Feeling bold - 2nd rpt - 13/Mar/11 with Barnstaple Neil
kyle - 2nd - 16/Feb/11 with Kate Edhouse
brilliant route, with some of the best bomber placements imaginable, a pity the rock was quite wet below the small overhang. Only downfall is just before the first anchor point a large hold came off missing dean by about a ft at most, thankfully my frantic scream of below was heard. Brilliant fun with a 20kg haul bag attached to you.
j miller - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/11 with mikey thompson, dean merchant
Mikey1988 - 08/Feb/11 with j miller
31770 - 2011
Danny Bags - 2011
pyro2312 - 2nd - 25/Sep/10 with John M
Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/10
Caspar - Lead - 28/Jul/10 with Emily Lloyd
Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/10
localboy - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/10 with Simon F
simonf - 2nd - 27/Jul/10 with Mike
crossdressingrodney - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/10 with Julian
Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10
Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/10
sweenyt - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/10 with Elena
Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/May/10
Tom Brierley Gore - 2nd O/S - 17/May/10 with Neil Larsen
1st pitch only.
Dan_Staff - 2nd O/S - 15/May/10 with James Turner
andy dunn - Lead O/S - 04/May/10 with Rob U
Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/May/10
sweenyt - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/10 with Paula
1st pitch only. then 2nd pitch of dexter to lunch time ledge. V nice climb
bsavage - Lead rpt - 22/Apr/10 with Felicia Line
gingergeorge - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/10
R_W_M - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/10 with Charlie, Chris
stafford101 - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/10
Clay C - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Nick
Hidden - Lead - 17/Apr/10
Hidden - 2nd rpt - 17/Apr/10
Darrell Read - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Jacob Gaudoin, Ian Johnson
James_86 - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/10 with Jacob
Rosea Day - Lead rpt - Mar/10
richardadventurecafe - Lead - 30/Jan/10 with Neil Sperrings
Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Jan/10
Phil PBC - 2010
Fred_Richard - Lead - 2010
Chris Sansum - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Toni Luke
seconded first pitch, lead the second.
tommoulds - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Schramm
nice warm up - ballsed up the rope work!!
mark schramm - Lead - 10/Oct/09 with tom m
tommoulds - AltLd O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Schramm
Nice climb, not as scary as Dexter
mullermn - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Kylie Richards
Kylie - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/09 with mullermn
P1 followed by P2 of Dexter
aipattison - Lead rpt - 09/Sep/09 with Alex Yare
Yetiyare - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/09 with Alex Pattison
Nice first pitch, plenty of gear if you look around. Second pitch nice and third pitch short of gear but bombproof before grove.
ron244 - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/09 with Mike Connor, Peter Bird
mpc - 2nd - 18/Aug/09 with Ron Thomas
TimPerkin - AltLd O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Richard Harris
odd finish after crux on final pitch leader went left out of the groove and direct up the slab to the left hand corner of lunch time ledge. An interesting finish with v little gear :P
bsavage - AltLd rpt - 13/Jul/09 with Richard Craddock
jez_springall - 2nd rpt - 21/Jun/09 with Rich Paterson
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/09
Warm sunny evening in the gorge after work. Really nice climb. The first pitch is the crux and quite bold, I didn't find many gear placements...
Poco Loco - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/09 with James Gray
Led in 'mildly moist' conditions. In hindsight would have run P1&2 together.
Very nice climb.
aipattison - Lead O/S - 07/May/09 with Cate Muir
catemuir - 2nd - 07/May/09 with Alex Pattison
Rpt, just the first 2 pitches and then ab'd off to do clarion.
Feeling bold - 2nd rpt - 29/Apr/09 with Cheddar John
Hidden - Lead - 29/Apr/09
3rd Pitch follow on from Clarion. It was gratifying to do this in the dry at last. Moving out of the chimney (where I came off in the rain) still prevented the greatest challange. Did the botonists variation at the end!
PaulWatson - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/09 with Dan, Muny
thomasadixon - Solo rpt - 08/Apr/09
Monk - AltLd O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Matt Hartgrove
led first pitch and then abed off
Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Paula Worth
1st pitch only, followed by Dexter 2nd Pitch all done in one go, saved time but took us to the limit of the rope.
PaulWatson - 2nd O/S - 19/Mar/09 with Tony
Went after work. I led first puitch - bot very scared! Not tht much gear and some delicate moves. Livi started second pictch but retreated as it got dark.
ClareR - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/09 with Livi
Kenemo - 2009
Hidden - 2009
climbingxcat - 2009 with Brian
Spacetourist - Lead O/S - 2009 with Rosea
Hidden - Lead - 23/Oct/08
all pitches lead. nice. Could probably do the second and third together by running out the traverse.
EmmanuelF - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08
Protheroe - AltLd O/S - 29/Sep/08 with Eleri Dawson
Hidden - AltLd rpt - 29/Sep/08
heavy shower as I followed second pitch, which was misnavigated by Dan, so it was a wet VS Clarion as opposed to the dry HS we had hoped for. Rather unconventional lead on third (really chucking down now), squirming up the ginnal where positive holds could be found, Small fall on first effort, so very glad I just bought that new No 2 cam. Ended up pushing with right foot really high to finally emerge. First wet climb, rough wet holds better that shiney dry ones mithinks.
PaulWatson - AltLd dog - 12/Aug/08 with Dan
First Gorge HS. Went slightly of route..
Ewan Richards - Lead - 30/Jul/08 with Tara
Caspar - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/08 with Simon Reynolds
lizannday - 2nd - Jun/08 with Neil Furgeson
Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/May/08
As a 2nd I can see reason for the 3pitches. Fun climb, bit of polish, some nice moves and not that hard.
Feeling bold - 2nd O/S - 14/May/08 with Andrew
django - Lead O/S - 14/May/08 with maria brierley
brady - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with Hilary
lead the correct route. very nice climb on a beautiful day
bsavage - Lead O/S - 07/May/08 with Piers
CarolineH - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/08 with Dave
Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Mar/08
RMAS with novice
Theeni - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/08
nicki_2712 - 2nd - 01/Mar/08 with Luke Hodson
lukehodson - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/08 with Nicki Morris
rh5980 - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/08 with Ben and Flic
Alternate route taken (this is closest route we could find). Climbed over bulge just before the LH traverse. Harder than grade in guide book.
bsavage - 2nd O/S - 27/Feb/08 with Rob Horton, Felicia Line
Al Franks - AltLd O/S - 16/Feb/08 with Emily Reynolds
Lead 2nd and 3rd pitch
Alasdair88 - AltLd O/S - 16/Feb/08 with Emily Reynolds
scorpia97 - 2008 with Caspian
Hidden - 2nd - 2008
dave657 - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/07
Pitch 1 - 45m HS - Neil leads
polished start, and a trickymove over the bulge , tho this can be avoided by using slightly harder, but grippy moves around.
Pitch 2 - 18m 4A - Phil leads
one move wonder... standing in the crack, you reach up over the bulge...to NO holds. Need to edge left til left hand in shoulder high crack, work left foot up before getting right up into hole at thigh level, then levering up. lots of pressing down. After that a walk.
Pitch 3 - 9m 4B - Phil leads
Arghhh... horrible polished chimney-type area part way up with crap protection (take some CAMS next time!!) .. used body jamming and got scared...but was later advised by all-knowing Neil I should have bridged out wider and used feet. If only I looked more closely first!
philkerswell - AltLd O/S - 13/Sep/07 with Neil
Hidden - AltLd rpt - 13/Sep/07
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Sep/07
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Sep/07
Lead second (extremely short) pitch. Soft for HS, especially considering it's Avon.
thomasadixon - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/07 with Matt Frank
Mark Walter - AltLd O/S - 19/Aug/07 with Olly Birrell
Just the little technical second pitch, nice little climb.
Eccentric - AltLd O/S - 19/Aug/07 with Mark Walter
Seconded first pitch, to link with second pitch of Dexter. Enjoyable moves up to the first horizontal crack which proved interesting.
pishmishy - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/07 with Bernard
Went off-route but got back on. Went through a very sinister thorn bush....ouch
No-chalk Nailer - AltLd O/S - Aug/07 with Humpty Dangler
Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/07
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/07
Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/May/07
Went way off route via lots of dirt/shrubbery and not much in the way of pro. Felt like E1 4c.
Owen W-G - AltLd O/S - 05/May/07 with Tony Seale
CarolineH - 2nd - 02/May/07 with Neil
Hidden - 2007
A nice easy start to the day. Ian led the first two pitches (4a,4b) and I led the third pitch (4a).
flatcap - AltLd O/S - 15/Oct/06 with IanI
Zoomer - Lead - 14/Oct/06 with Julia Bloomer
Jules 210681 - 2nd - 14/Oct/06 with glenn bloomer
Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/06
Hidden - Sep/06
Goog climb, first pitch of main interest, secound has polished move but of no difficulty. Easy finish through chimney, more like scrambling
deanster01 - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/06 with Laurie Neale
Jethro - AltLd - Jul/06 with Tom Bouquet
furry - Lead O/S - 12/May/06
Lead 3rd pitch after seconding Clarion
timstyles - Lead O/S - May/06 with Jon Bradley
Hidden - AltLd - 30/Apr/06
Combined 2nd and 3rd pitch
dpmUK - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/06 with Jayne
phsharpy - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/06 with Bethan Davies
Hidden - 29/Jan/06
Hidden - 29/Jan/06
Hardest lead yet, quite enjoyable too.
Shezzer - Lead O/S - 07/Jan/06 with Simon Brown, James Parrot
mike kann - Solo - 2006
Bern - 2006
Sean Bell - AltLd O/S - 2006 with rob, matt
John Lisle - 2006
Looking back on it this was *not* Sinister, totally off route, from start to finish.
thomasadixon - 2nd O/S - 2006
Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 2006
Marcus - 2006
Ivster - 2006
Slick - 2006
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Nov/05
pattisonr - Jul/05 with Matt
Bux - Lead rpt - May/05 with Will
gripped01 - Lead O/S - Apr/05 with Dan Graves
mwh - Lead O/S - 16/Jan/05 with Ruth
tom.e - Lead O/S - 2005
Hidden - Lead O/S - 2005
joe_alexander - Lead - 2005
mol - Lead - 20/Oct/04 with Dave
KarlH - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/04 with Tom Hales
Hidden - AltLd - May/04
Fat Tim - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/04 with PJ
First led IH up it, prob 2003/4 or 5. Have soloed all pitches many times since (starting from about 2007).
Richard Hall - Solo - 2004 with Ian Hawkins
JamieAyres - AltLd rpt - Oct/03 with Nick Ingram
Hidden - AltLd O/S - Oct/03
five - AltLd O/S - Sep/03
Whealiebob - AltLd - 05/Jul/03 with Ste and Chris
Digger - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/03 with James Latham
7ames - Lead - 2003
MikeC59 - Lead - 23/Jun/02
evhall - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/02 with J
BALD EAGLE - Lead - 08/May/02 with Judith Wildman
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2002
Paz - AltLd - 2002 with SN
IceMonkey1982 - 2002
Hidden - Lead - 16/Sep/01
Andrew1 - TR - 29/May/01 with Martin Carter
gimmer - 2001
CurlyStevo - AltLd - 2001
MartinN - 2nd O/S - 06/May/00
jim_randell - Lead rpt - 29/Apr/00 with DG
Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/00
John Southworth - AltLd O/S - 23/Jan/00 with Vicky Munn
Hidden - 2000
Hidden - 2000
Mickdenali - Lead O/S - 2000 with Keith Biddle
alan moore - 2000
Hidden - AltLd - 1999
Hidden - AltLd - 1999
Hidden - Lead O/S - 1999
Hidden - Lead - Aug/98
lowersharpnose - Lead - 01/Jan/98
jim_randell - AltLd rpt - 08/Jul/97 with WW
DavidR - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/97 with John Marston
chrisrogers - Lead O/S - Jul/96 with Dave ?
WRMusall - 2nd - 05/May/96 with Rick Stanley
colin milton - AltLd - 05/Apr/96 with eric milton
pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 1996
jim_randell - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/95 with SL
lowersharpnose - Lead - 01/Jan/95
Tom Vivian - AltLd - 29/Nov/94
chris sm - AltLd O/S - 19/Nov/94 with Martin Sime
jim_randell - AltLd O/S - 19/Aug/94 with FW
AndySL - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/94 with Joff, Mark
leland stamper - 1990
Richard Weller - AltLd - 28/Jul/89 with john sanders
AndyB123 - AltLd - 1989 with Andy E
Tony Buckley - Lead - Apr/88
Hidden - AltLd - 1988
sniffer - Lead - 1988 with Paul Thomas
mikej - AltLd - 08/Jul/87 with Pete Rowbottom
bullybones - Lead - 1987
Hidden - Lead - 16/Apr/85
Pete Nugent - Lead β - 02/Feb/85 with Nigel Brooks (Thames Valley CC)
JamieAyres - Lead O/S - Jul/84 with Phil Windall
charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - 05/Apr/84
wynaptomos - Lead O/S - Nov/83
andy tetsill - Lead - Jun/83 with Manchester Poly
andy gittins - 1983
andy gittins - 1983
John Marsland - Lead - Jun/82 with Karen Creek
Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/81
Nigel Coe - 28/Jun/81 with John Walmsley
First day of lead climbing. Soloed 19/7/81.
stp - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/81
leland stamper - Lead O/S - 1980
In the rain.
Nigel Coe - Lead - 25/Nov/79 with Jackie Coe
Mike C - AltLd - 24/Nov/79 with Walter Phipps
Nigel Coe - 30/Sep/79 with Steve Portnoi
Hidden - 1979
Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/76
Mark Kemball - Lead - 11/May/75 with Norman
Nigel Bond - Lead - 21/Jul/74 with Pete Dainty
Nigel Bond - Lead - 21/Jul/74 with Pete Dainty
tapley - Lead - 03/Mar/74 with Alison Tapley
Andy Chubb - 1974 with Phil Jardine
Bolt Phobia - 23/Sep/73
Steve Woollard - Lead O/S - 1973
Hidden - 2nd - 1970
Hidden - 2nd - 1969
Hidden - AltLd - 1965
Annette Hudson and I on a RUMC meet. Alt leads
oldmanofmow - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/57